Hastymail2 'rs' Parameter Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability

Published: 2011-11-24 06:42:12
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Detection Type:
Remote Vulnerability

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow remote attackers to insert arbitrary HTML and script code, which will be executed in a user's browser session in the context of an affected site.

Affected Versions:
Hastymail2 version 2.1.1.

Technical Details:
The flaw is due to improper validation of user-supplied input via the 'rs' parameter to index.php (when 'page' is set to 'mailbox' and 'mailbox' is set to 'Drafts'), which allows attackers to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in the context of an affected site.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Hastymail2 version 2.1.1 RC2 or later.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
The host is running Hastymail2 and is prone to cross-site scripting vulnerability.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-4541

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/50789

References:

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/50789
https://www.dognaedis.com/vulns/DGS-SEC-2.html
https://www.dognaedis.com/vulns/pdf/DGS-SEC-2.pdf

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.3

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